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>> police still searching tonight for the suspect who ran down a firefighter who is also a former iraq war veteran. >> family and friends are keeping vigil over the 29-year-old. he was critically injured on thanksgiving day. john alston is live at sf general where re spoke to people close to the man. >> reporter: the firefighter is here with a traumatic head and brain injury. family spokesperson says he is unconscious and on life support. >> 29-year-old albert vertal has taken on some of the most dane rouse jobs. he is a marine vern veteran and
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firefighter but what put him in the hospital is a violent attack in his home town. >> his mother would like to express he is a dedicated father and son to her. he has served his country proudly as a marine, for several years. he is also now a firefighter with cal fire. >> thanksgiving morning around 2:45, he was involved in a identifying with another man at a restaurant. the two were separated and he walked to this gas station two blocks away. police say the suspect then got into this car drove to the gas station, and struck him critically injuring him. this attendant heard what happened. >> somebody hit the guy and drop over there with the blood and run away. >> san francisco police released photos of the suspect they believe got into the fight and who may have run down bartol thursday morning. >> there's certain things nobody can really explain in life.
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we're phenomenal proud of his service in the marines and service with the fire service, we have had some huge challenges, forest fires, and he is a great participant in that. bartol was a single father, seen here with his daughter and mother. he spent four years in the marine corps, serving in iraq and reaching the rank of sergeant. for five years he has been a seasonal firefighter working oust of the saratoga summit fire station. >> this is a tragic event that nobody wishes to have happen to anyone. i don't know what to make of it. it's horrible. >> reporter: if you recognize the photo of the suspect, san francisco police want you to call them or text them right away. there is some surveillance video at the gas station which police may be getting ready to release anytime now. at this point the charges would be attempted murder and assault. live in san francisco. abc-7 news.
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>> in berkeley man was truck and killed bay car after she tried to run across i-80 trying to get away from police. the highway patrol spotted the man we'ving in and out of traffic. he jumped out of a car and tried to run and was struck by several vehicles and was kill. the police have not released his name. >> alan: a reminder for those turning on their heaters for the first time. a hayward family was rushed to the emergency room after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning this morning. the their heating system started leaking after it was turned on for the first time this season. the fire department is reminding residents to install carbon monoxide detectors. all single family homes have been required to have them since july. >> police in walnut creek made two arrests. just before 2:00 a.m. officers
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responded to a fight involving 30 people and a stabbing outside the vice lounge. an hour earlier police found a man bleeding from the head on north main street. the 26-year-old man of danville was arrested for seattle with -- assault with a deadly weapon and two other men were arrested in connection with the fight at the vice lounge. >> overcooked french fires started a fire that was left unattended and destroyed eight units and damaged 15 units. the red cross set up a temporary evacuation center. one of the residents provided this home video to abc-7 news. it took 100 firefighters almost two hours to bring the blaze under control. residents tried to put it out before they arrived. >> we were trying to stop but it was already huge.
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we couldn't do anything. it was too dark, and because of the smoke. >> alan: damage the building is estimated at $2 million. >> some members of "occupy" sf are back near the federal reserve building on market street. this time they're across the street in front of a wells fargo bank because -- "occupy" protesters set up an information table and said the police told them they can stay there as long as they don't put up tents. >> hopefully we can inform the masses passing by on the streets and sidewalk. >> the demonstrators say if they're kicked out, they'll move down the street. many others are still at the original encamp. >> alan: he is a prince and now he is a holiday. prince william's high-flying rescue at sea. >> it was very, very frightening, especially that first evening. >> the scariest event in his life. what is was like being held by
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authorities in egypt. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. well, i know it's been kind of a haze y sunny, foggy day across the bay area today. just a few subtle changes. we'll take a look at the seven-day forecast coming up.
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>> alan: damage control in pakistan where the u.s. military
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is planning its own investigation into the nato air strikes that killed 24 pakistani troops. funerals for the soldiers were held today and pakistan's army is blaming nato for the strikes near the afghan border. today afghan officials claim ted were retaliating against two pakistani bases who fired on them. pakistan is demanding the close a base and closed border crossings. >> an american student arrested during protest in egypt says he feared for his life. derek sweenie says he and the other students were taken into custody, beaten and threatened with guns. >> they said they were going to shoot us if we moved. and we spent about six hours that first night. nearly fetal position with our hands behind our back in the dark and they were behind us, and it was very scary.
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>> the students were accused of throwing fire bombs at security forces during protests last week. they flew back to the u.s. yesterday after an egyptian court released them when the u.s. embassy got involved. >> protests in cairo continue tonight. they have been demanding that the ruling military council hand over power to a civilian government immediately. voters will begin choosing a 498 member parliament, the first election since hosni mubarak left office. >> prince william was involved in a rescue at sea. two crew members were rescued the prince was the copilot of the hispanic helicopter. five people are still missing and one body has been recovered from the sea. the hull carrying limestone cracked in the winds.
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the search continues for the remaining crew members. >> we just learned that syracuse university fired its assistant basketball coach who is embroiled in a child sex scandal. the secret audiotape made by the accuser. >> online retailers are bracing for cyber monday. why you may want to wait to get the best deal. >> we're in for another foggy start to monday. perhaps. leigh glaser has the forecast after the break.
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>> breaking news, syracuse university fired assistant basketball coach bernie fines accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy. there is a secret recording made by the accuser nearly ten years. >> hello. >> hi. >> hello. >> the legal recording was made in 2002 by 39-year-old bobby davis, who has accused syracuse associate head basketball coach bernie fine of sexually molesting him for years starting when he was a team ball boy. on the tape davis talks with cline's wife lori fine who admits she knew her son sexually molested bobby davis in their home. >> i know everything that went on with this. what are you trying to do? you can be honest with me.
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>> davis says laurie fine told him she saw her husband abusing hmm but felt powerless to stop it. >> she saw him through the basement window. >> what did she see? >> bernie grabbing me and touching me. >> davis went to syracuse police with his accusation in 2002 and got nowhere. he got the secret recording because the coach's wife is the one person who could validate his charges. later, second man came forward and made similar accusations against fine and laurie fine seems to admit she had a sexual relationship with bobby davis when he was 18. >> he had no business doing what he did with you. neither did i because i helped screw you up a little more too. >> were you ever with her sexually? >> yes. >> slept with her. >> yes. >> hadber course -- had intercourse with her in.
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>> yes. >> the secret call was made illegally and an audio analyst confirmed the voice on the tape is laurie fine. they have not returned requests for comment. >> hey eard -- hayward assembly woman who is charged with shoplifting was watched the store. neiman marcus was tracking her before her arrest. the surveillance startes after a sales woman noticed a dress missing after a woman matching highash she's description tried it on. she is accused of taking nearly $2,500 worth of merchandise from the store. >> people are getting a head start on their sieber monday shopping. analysts say deals will be consistent. they end tomorrow. here's a tip. monitor facebook and twitter for your favorite retailers, and search for coupons before you
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make searches and look for free shipping and online shopping gu ruiz say if you're not shouldn'ting for a superhot item, you way want to wait to buy it because prices could go down even more how much do you become a cybershopping guru? >> alan: leigh is here saw a lot of people working off the turkey. >> leigh: absolutely. kind of a hazyville -- hazy veil sitting over the area. and fog will be back with us overnight. the central valley fog and the strong easterly winds pushing towards the bay. fogged in right now. some high clouds moving across the rest of the bay area. where the fog sat visibility is reduced. right now, concord less than two miles visible in spots sfo
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six miles visible with haze as well. so these locations, the visibilities will be coming down as the fog reforms overnight tonight. here's a look at some current readings. fog in concord. 48 right now. 56 in san francisco. half moon bay, 59. 56 in san jose. passing high clouds tonight. the valley fog redevelops overnight tonight as well. could slow you down especially early tomorrow morning. we'll go with a mixture of clouds and sunshine for the next few days. the wind is going to start to pick up. tuesday night wednesday and this and will help scour out valley fog so better visibility and a little bit more sunshine for you. tonight we look for temperatures dipping into the 40s. 57 for san francisco. livermore, 40 degrees, 43 with fog for antioch, and high
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pressure still maintaining a nice ridge over much of the pacific northwest. it is a dirty ridge we call it just because some of the high clouds breaking through but it will provide a dry-weather pattern for us mid-week. by wednesday there's offshore winds will redevelop and that's going to help to scour out the fog. tomorrow look for temperatures maybe a few degrees warmer. 64 cupertino. he coast half moon bay, 63 degrees. look for a little more sunshine tomorrow afternoon. palo alto 64. san francisco tomorrow, 63 degrees. in the north bay, depending on when that fog scours out, will tell the story in terms of daytime high. 64 for santa rosa, 63 for napa. east bay oakland, 55. interior east bay the fog will set. so antioch, 62 concord, 63. if you want some warmth head down south.
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watsonville, 70s. the seven-day forecast. dry and mild through much of our work week. offshore winds pick up tuesday night, wednesday and thursday and then after that, pretty much a little change, cooler next weekend. >> alan: thanks a lot. >> shu raiders fan have a good day? >> they did. raiders continue to find ways to win no matter how ugly it is. chicago in town with a backup quarterback, and the raiders defense was stout. three interceptions. but what happened to the o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
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>> mike: the raiders always make it interesting, win or lucas bears in town and the game turned into a soccer march. jay cutler is nursing a broken thumb. raiders on the move early palmer to heyward-bey. jap second quarter, haney, a strike to knox over the middle. 29-yard touchdown. #-6 bears. haney looking for more. the throw is hit and picked off. lance lewis drags the runner down. raiders get a field goal. raiders had three picks on the day. star of the game, kept on ticking in the third. a franchise record sixth field goals, bears cut the lead to eight but the raiders make a big play in the fourth. palmer to murphy. the chicago five, palmer 301 yards passing. next play, michael bush.
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raiders first game in the fourth quarter, up 25-13. the bears fight back. first play 81-yarder to knox 145 yards on the day for him. they're inside the red zone. then the end zone. haney to davis. chicago had a chance late, driving for the win but haney is flags for intentional grounding on the delayed spike. a 10-second runoff and the raiders improve to 74 with the victory. >> very proud of my football team. that's the reason why maybe her -- they're on this team. they're the best in the league at what they do. we had to call on them today so many times and they kept answering the bell and that's what you need your great veteran players to do and that's what they did today. >> mike: tim tebow and the bronco in san diego. second quarter, tebow time. overtime with the game tied.
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broncos win their fourth straight to stay a game back of the raiders 16-13 your final. >> the 49ers liking their wound after losing to baltimore thursday night but they get right back on the horse with the rams coming to down. hosting sam bradford and the rams on sunday. st. louis got run over by the cardinals today. wells, 228 yards rushing. 13-10 arizona in the third. speaking of records patrick peterson, the rookie out of lsu. 80-yard punt return for a touchdown. fourth of the season. ties an nfl record and cardinals hang on to win it 23-20. >> the never-ending season of tennis continues with the world tour finals in london. roger federer taking on tsonga. the final set, dong ga giving him everything he had. back to deuce. federer comes back. tsonga chases it down. match point. tsonga unable to return the
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slam. federer, too much today, wins his six title this season. >> check in on the bcs rankings stanford should shoo jump up and more from the raiders at 6:00. >> we have heard of the los angeles rams or the st. louis rams. >> but the miami rams? the wild ram chase coming up next.
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f >> alan: coming up at 6:00 as temperatures cool new concerns
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tonight about carbon monoxide poisoning, we have a live report. fewer students taking on debt to get through college. why some say it could cost them in the long run. please join us at 6:00. >> a miami park turned into a rodeo when a ram got loose. >> nobody wanted to butt heads with this guy so he galloped around the neighbor, eluding police for six hours. >> that guy is just hanging back. >> animal control officers tried to lasso the runaway but with little success. >> the ram exhausted by his brush with authority, stopped. he was eventually recaptured by animal control. >> alan: yes. and a ram is a? >> uncass straighted sheep we learned. >> mike: i guess there's no ram whisperers. >> alan: i'm alan wang. >> thank you for joining us.
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